|Document ID (ISN)||112428|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Buncefield explosion mechanism phase 1 - Volumes 1 and 2
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2009, x, 31p. Illus. (vol. 1); iv, 178p. Illus. Bibl.ref. (vol.2).
||Buncefield_explosion_mechanism_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
||This report presents the findings of the group of experts from academia and industry investigating the causes of a major accident involving a string of explosions and resulting fires at a large petroleum products tank farm in the United Kingdom in December 2005. The accident caused important material damage, closures and transport disruptions, but no serious injuries or loss of life.
||United Kingdom; storage tanks; major hazards; accident investigation; petroleum and natural gas industry
||initiation of explosions; public OSH institutions; causes of accidents; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Fire and explosions
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Petroleum and natural gas industry